Month: January 2020

Coincidental role of N.L. health minister who used CPR to save a life

John Haggie emphasizes the importance of the life-saving training. First aid and CPR training is highly beneficial for anyone. Saving a life Saving a life of a man is considered as an act of heroism but one Newfoundland and Labrador politician is downplaying his action. He hopes to spur others to undergo life-saving training such […]

Whistler Blackcomb snowboarder was not revived by CPR

An adult male snowboarder died while on Whistler Blackcomb due to an accident 3 days after opening for the season. The unconscious snowboarder was found at Whistler Blackcomb and later declared dead. He fell in an area of the ski hill with difficult terrain. Dangers while on the ice The ski patrol responded to a […]

Falconridge shooting victim given first aid care

A person was quickly rushed to a healthcare facility after a shooting. The incident occurred in the northeast region of the city. Shooting incident It was after 7:30 PM when the emergency crews attended the 100 block of Falton Close N.E. According to Sgt. David Fakas, they found a man in his 30s with a gunshot […]

Skier’s rescue from B.C. mountain required first aid measures

A backcountry skier’s fall into a hidden tree well was a successful rescue but it serves as a warning to others. Based on a statement by Terrace Search and Rescue, the crews were called at around 3:20 PM to the backcountry of Shames Mountain, west of Terrace. Two local men, in their early 40s were […]